MUG SHOTS English 9AMs. Hylton
MUG Shots: Instructions • The MUG Shots are daily grammar exercises. Each day a new sentence will be posted for you to copy into your notes. put the sentences on the board, and the students take the first few minutes of class to write the original sentence and then a corrected version on their worksheet. • Write the sentence as it is written on the screen, then make the appropriate corrections. • Copy all rules and definitions that accompany the exercise. • There are 5 sentences in each set. One day of the week, we will double-up. On Friday’s, you will have a MUG Shot quiz.
Unit #1 Monday (1/13/14) once upon a time a young man namedcharlie lead hisbrothersinto a mysterious cave therefamilydidn’t know where the boys had gone and neversawthemagain.
Unit #1: Corrections Monday (1/13/14) once upon a time(,)a young man namedcharlieleadhisbrothersinto a mysteriouscave(.)therefamilydidn’t know where the boys had gone and neversawthemagain. Once upon a time, a young man named Charlie ledhisbrothersinto a mysterious cave. Theirfamilydidn’t know where the boys had gone and neversawthemagain.
Rules and Definitions for Monday, January 13th, 2014 • Capitalization • Run-On Sentences: two or more complete sentences written as if they were a single sentence. • Commas: use a comma after an introductory injection (well, yes, no), participial phrase, prepositional phrase, and adverbial phrase. • Usage: many words sound alike but mean different things when put into writing.
Unit #1: Commonly Confused Words Affect vs. Effect • Affect • Verb (“a for action”) • to influence • Don’t let this test affect your grade. • The prescription could affect the overall result. • Effect • Noun • a result • The effect of this test could be catastrophic! • The prescription had a negative effect on the results. • Assignment: • Copy down the notes from above. • Write three sentences for each word under your notes. • Tip:Number your sentences and underline the words we are working on (affect / effect).